The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 60 69 46
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -23
Contract jobs citing REST 12 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.40% 0.36% 0.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.67% 1.60% 5.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 5
Average daily rate
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£450 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.25 £39.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year
-17.30% -4.87%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
180 187 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 21.00% 22.50% 18.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 104 57
Average daily rate £325 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.47% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £258 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 6
Average hourly rate - £15.97 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -29.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing REST across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

REST Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

REST
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing REST across the Milton Keynes region.

REST Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

REST
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing REST across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

REST Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing REST also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited REST.

1 11 (78.57%) SOAP
1 11 (78.57%) Web Services
1 11 (78.57%) Middleware
2 9 (64.29%) Degree
2 9 (64.29%) SQL
3 7 (50.00%) .NET
3 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (50.00%) SOA
4 6 (42.86%) EAI
4 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (42.86%) Relational Database
5 5 (35.71%) ETL
5 5 (35.71%) Oracle
5 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
6 4 (28.57%) XML
6 4 (28.57%) MySQL
6 4 (28.57%) E-Commerce
6 4 (28.57%) TIBCO
6 4 (28.57%) Finance
6 4 (28.57%) Clustering
6 4 (28.57%) Asset Management
6 4 (28.57%) Akamai
7 3 (21.43%) MVC
7 3 (21.43%) Web Development
7 3 (21.43%) .NET Framework
7 3 (21.43%) JSON
7 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
7 3 (21.43%) LINQ
7 3 (21.43%) jQuery
7 3 (21.43%) Unit Testing

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing REST also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited REST. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (21.43%) IIS
2 2 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 2 (14.29%) Adobe CQ
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) LDAP
1 2 (14.29%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) Relational Database
2 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
3 4 (28.57%) MySQL
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Automotive
2 2 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Architect
2 6 (42.86%) Digital Architect
3 5 (35.71%) Digital Solutions Architect
3 5 (35.71%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (28.57%) Developer
4 4 (28.57%) Systems Architect
5 3 (21.43%) Web Architect
6 2 (14.29%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (14.29%) Front-End Web Developer
6 2 (14.29%) Web Developer
7 1 (7.14%) Senior Software Developer
7 1 (7.14%) Business Architect
7 1 (7.14%) Website Architect
7 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
7 1 (7.14%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Developer
7 1 (7.14%) SOA Developer
7 1 (7.14%) Business Solution Architect
7 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (78.57%) SOAP
1 11 (78.57%) Web Services
1 11 (78.57%) Middleware
2 7 (50.00%) .NET
3 4 (28.57%) XML
4 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
4 3 (21.43%) CSS
4 3 (21.43%) .NET Framework
4 3 (21.43%) JSON
4 3 (21.43%) LINQ
4 3 (21.43%) jQuery
4 3 (21.43%) XSL
4 3 (21.43%) HTML
4 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (14.29%) SAML
6 1 (7.14%) XSLT
6 1 (7.14%) MSMQ
6 1 (7.14%) JMS
6 1 (7.14%) WSDL
6 1 (7.14%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Clustering
2 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
3 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (7.14%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) SOA
2 6 (42.86%) EAI
2 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (35.71%) ETL
4 4 (28.57%) E-Commerce
4 4 (28.57%) Asset Management
5 3 (21.43%) Web Development
5 3 (21.43%) Unit Testing
5 3 (21.43%) MVC
6 2 (14.29%) UML
6 2 (14.29%) OO
6 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (14.29%) Project Planning
7 1 (7.14%) Website Architecture
7 1 (7.14%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) C#
2 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) HL7
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (35.71%) Oracle
3 4 (28.57%) TIBCO
3 4 (28.57%) Akamai
4 2 (14.29%) Adobe